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  1. Architektur als Ideologie
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
  2. Business Guide To Promotion
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    A useful guide for any group preparing materials for publication.
  3. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  4. Cover story: a year of beautiful books
    Publishers are fighting back against the ebook tide with great designs

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Publishers have started building their marketing strategies around form rather than content.
    The article emphasises that the whole point of a good book design is to grab the attention of both the reader and bookseller.
  5. Design for Desktop Publishing
    A Guide to Layout and Typography on the Personal Computer

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  6. Design for the Real World
    Human Ecology and Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    While two-thirds of the world's population lives in poverty, valuable human and natural resources are used to produce: fur-covered toilet seats, electronic nail polish dryers, diapers for parakeets, and mink-oil fertilizer for "the plant that has everything." Papanek discusses why the things you buy are expensive, badly designed, unsafe, and often don't work. He proposes alternative ways of thinking and alternative designs for safe, inexpensive, and desperately needed products.
  7. The Design of Everyday Things
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    A book about the problems of design and how good design can overcome the frustrations of everyday things.
  8. Design Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to design in the Sources directory for the media.
  9. Designs on equality
    City planning is a mechanism of discrimination - it mainly serves the able-bodied

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The idea of “universal design” is to stop creating public infrastructure that privileges one particular group, whether it’s car drivers, the able-bodied or those with paycheques, and start envisioning people with parallel but not identical mobility and sociability needs: children, teens, seniors, new immigrants, those on low incomes, parents, those with sports injuries or with physical and mental limitations, and those who care for any of the above.
  10. Eccentric Spaces
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
  11. 100 Wörter des Jahrhunderts
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
  12. The Elements of Typographic Style
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Bringhurst clearly and directly explains the various aspects of type specification and layout and their reasons for being so. He presents typographic rules with an unhesitating voice of authority.
  13. Fame & Fortune Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
  14. Five Hundred Years of Printing
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1959
  15. Front Cover
    Great Book Jacket and Cover Design

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Examples of some of the best book covers and jackets of the twentieth century.
  16. Global Dreams
    Imperial Corporations and the New World Order

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    It outlines how governments lose control of their countries' economic development as companies seeking profits fail to re-invest in communities.
  17. Green by default - how a nudge and wink can save the planet
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    There's a simple way to induce us to make good environmental choices: make them the default setting. Whether it's selecting double sided photocopies or renewable electricity tariffs, defining easily-overridden 'green defaults' is by far the most efficacious means to influence consumer choices for the environment and the planet.
  18. The Grid Book
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2009
    An examination of ten grids that changed the world from the brick wall to moveable type.
  19. Home!
    A Bioregional Reader

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    A guide to the vision and strategy of bioregionalism.
  20. How It Works and How to Fix It
    A Practical Guide to the Workings of Hundreds of Items You Use Everyday

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  21. How Things Don't Work
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
    Pananek and Hennessey focus on appliances, tooks, and devices that are at the nub of modern living. They show how some of our most cherished possessions, ranging from simple household fixtures to sophisticated electronics, don't work, and challenge us to rethink the uses of technology to demand and create products that are useful, built to human scale, safe, ecologically sound, and inexpensive.
  22. How Things Work
    The Universal Encyclopedia of Machines, Volume I

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  23. Looking Good In Print
    A Guide to Basic Design for Desktop Publishing.

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
  24. Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  25. Make Your Scanner A Great Design & Production Tool
    Tips, Techniques and Neat Ideas

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
  26. Morris, William - Internet Archive - Index
    Resource Type: Article
  27. Notes on Design for Desktop Publishing
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  28. Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD)
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  29. Papanek, Victor
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Designer and educator who became a strong advocate of the socially and ecologically responsible design of products, tools, and community infrastructures. (1927-1999).
  30. Publicity, Newsletters, and Press Releases
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
  31. Stilkunde
    Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1965
  32. This book explains how things don't work
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1977
    There a lots of guides explaining how things work. This one explains how they don't -- and why they don't.
  33. Turn Signals are the Facial Expressions of Automobiles
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Norman looks at design and technology from the point of view of human needs.
  34. Type in Use
    Effective Typography for Desktop Publishing

    Resource Type: Book
    The book focuses on type forms used in publication, explaining how to mix typefaces, create grids, use white space and colour.
  35. Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1962
    Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman is animated by a vision of a good society, a coherent community, a style, and quality, of life that is fully human, and humanizes.

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